Palm Reading and Crystal Balls

Romans 8:38-39 Palm Reading and Crystal Balls Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Spurgeon, seeing “God is love” written on a weather vane, told its owner he felt those words were inappropriate to have on such a changeable thing. The man said Spurgeon had misread the...

Opposite Mind-sets

Romans 8:5 Opposite Mind-sets Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall In God’s eyes, the world has only two kinds of people: those controlled by their own evil nature, and those controlled by the Holy Spirit. Our text says these two groups have mind-sets completely...

Once Saved. Never Lost.

Romans 8:1 Once Saved. Never Lost. Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall D.L. Moody said he would rather live in Romans 8 than anywhere else on earth. This chapter is one of the pinnacles of Scripture. “If the Bible were a ring, and Romans a precious stone, chapter 8...

God Did Not Leave Us Stranded

Romans 8:2-4 God Did Not Leave Us Stranded Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 8:2 (Holman) . . .because the Spirit’s law of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. This verse tells us why “no condemnation now exists for those in...

Don’t Let Problems Drown Us

Romans 8:18 (part 2) Don’t Let Problems Drown Us Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 8:18a (Holman) For I consider… Paul was a very reasonable, logical person. He calculated matters, pondered realities, and made proper deductions. He was careful in the assessments...

No Molecule Left Behind

Romans 8:9c-11 No Molecule Left Behind Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 8:9c (Holman) But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him. Verses 9c-11 contain seven certainties: two sad, five glad. Sad certainty #1. If a person does not...